There are 2 ways to get from Champaign to Carbondale by train or car
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The cheapest way to get from Champaign to Carbondale is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 22 min.
The quickest way to get from Champaign to Carbondale is to train which costs $35 - $95 and takes 2 h 47 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station station and arriving at Carbondale Amtrak Station station. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 47 min.
The distance between Champaign and Carbondale is 174 miles. The road distance is 200.9 miles.
The best way to get from Champaign to Carbondale without a car is to train which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $35 - $95.
The train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station to Carbondale Amtrak Station takes 2 h 47 min including transfers and departs three times a day.
Champaign to Carbondale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station.
Champaign to Carbondale train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Carbondale Amtrak Station.
Yes, the driving distance between Champaign to Carbondale is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to drive from Champaign to Carbondale.
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What companies run services between Champaign, IL, USA and Carbondale, IL, USA?
Amtrak operates a train from Champaign to Carbondale 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min.
Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.
Train from Champaign-Urbana Amtrak Station to Carbondale Amtrak Station
- Ave. Duration
- 2 h 47 min
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $35 - $95
- Coach Seat
- $35 - $60
- Flexi Coach Seat
- $65 - $100
- Business Coach Seat
- $65 - $95
- $190 - $270
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